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Coalition Facilitates Workshop at SD Indian Business Conference in Deadwood

On May 19, 2015, the South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition facilitated a workshop at the SD Indian Business Conference on the “Intersections between Homeownership Development and Entrepreneurship.”  Elsie Meeks moderated the discussion, and Sharice Davids of Thunder Valley, Terry Lee of the FDIC, Kadem Fisher of Lakota Funds, and George Twiss of the Oglala Sioux […]

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Thirty Coalition Members Certified as Financial Education Instructors

On March 26 – 28, 2015, thirty South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition members from across the state participated in a three three-day intensive train-the-trainer session in Pierre focusing on financial education for Native communities.  Through the session, participants became certified to teach Building Native Communities financial education classes in their communities.  Participants represented nonprofit organizations, […]

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Coalition attends SDHDA Annual Housing Conference in Pierre

The South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition hosted a pre-conference session and quarterly gathering on Monday, October 27, prior to the South Dakota Housing Development Agency conference. The session provided an opportunity for Coalition members to network, share accomplishments, review Coalition progress and milestones, and conduct in-person committee meetings. This year, for the first time, the […]

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Coalition Conducts Homeownership Tour & Gathering on Pine Ridge

The South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition conducted a tour of Pine Ridge focused on the Sustainable Homeownership Opportunity Project (SHOP) Collaborative working to facilitate the homeownership process on Pine Ridge, as well as the work of individual SHOP partners. Over 55 Coalition members attended the event, starting the day at the Lakota Prairie Ranch in […]

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Coalition Attends Sisseton-Wahpeton T Yamni Homeownership Fair

The South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition arranged a homeownership tour of Sisseton Wahpeton in conjunction with the T Yamni Homeownership Fair.   Approximately 35 Coalition members attended the event, which highlighted homeownership development efforts.   The day also included a quarterly Coalition gathering, as well as a presentation before the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association.

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South Dakota Tribes Building Homeownership Coalition

A new South Dakota statewide coalition will support and promote homeownership in Native communities. Six of the state’s nine Indian reservations, including six representatives of housing authorities, gathered at a recent session to provide critical input. Also in attendance were the South Dakota USDA Rural Development, South Dakota Housing Development Authority, and the Great Plains […]

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